Category Archives: Business

Unusual Options Trades: Scientific Games Corp (SGMS), Ally Financial (ALLY), Texas Roadhouse (TXRH)

The markets are looking pretty ugly this morning so far, but they should recover in the afternoon! The good news is the unusual call buys are even more unusual when the markets are down.  And we’ve picked up a few

Crazy Option Action: Expedia (EXPE), Himax Technologies (HIMX), Alibaba Group (BABA), ChemoCentryx (CCXI)

It’s been a pretty solid day of interesting, and very unusual option trades. There have been several unusual put buys but we’ll focus on the call buys as usual here at California Examiner. And we won’t disappoint, there’s been several

Milner Consolidated Silver Mines Ltd. (MCA) Provides Stock Options Incentive

Milner Consolidated Silver Mines Ltd. announced last month that it had granted incentive stock options to its subsidiary, company directors, and officers. This was done in accordance with the company’s Stock Option Plan. The options were provided to serve as

Wild Options Trades in Sunedison (SUNE), Repros Therapeutics (RPRX), Alcobra Ltd (ADHD)

Pretty mixed day, with put trades and call trades about equal.   But, of course, we prefer the interesting call buys.  Three unusual call buys were seen in Sunedison (SUNE), Repros Therapeutics Inc (RPRX), and in Alcobra Ltd (ADHD). Sunedison (SUNE)

Call Buyers Jump Into TECO Energy (TE),Colgate Palmolive (CL), Goodrich Petroleum (GDP)

It’s been a very busy morning of put buying by the smart money crowd.  However, we’ve noticed a few interesting call buys mixed in with those put trades. And when there is a lot of put activity, these unusual call

Strange Call Buys in Veeva Systems (VEEV), Amkor Technologies (AMKR), NiSource (NI)

Today’s unusual options trading started off with a flurry of put buys, but now we’re getting a bunch of call buying coming in. Three notable call buys were seen in Veeva Systems Inc (VEEV), Amkor Technologies Inc (AMKR) and in NiSource

Very Unusual Call Options: Intercontinental Exchange (NYSE:ICE), GoPro (NASDAQ:GPRO), Joy Global (NYSE:JOY), DISH Network (DISH)

It’s been a crazy busy day of solid and interesting, and sometimes unusual option trades. There’s been a good number of put option trades that caught our eye, but again, we like to focus on the call buys here at

Unusual Short Term Call Buys: Devon Energy (DVN), Steel Dynamics (STLD)

It’s been a slow start to the Tuesday options trading, with not a lot of unusual, or large, or unusually large call buys today.  The only two notable call buys were seen in Devon Energy Corp (DVN), and in Steel

Most Unusual Option Trades: Actavis Plc (NYSE:ACT), Itau Unibanco (NYSE:ITUB), Bank of New York Mellon (NYSE:BK).

It’s been a fairly busy day of unusual options trades, and we’ve been noticing a lot more put buys than is normal, today.  But we like to focus on the call buys and there’s been several interesting and or unusual

Unusual Friday Option Trade Profits In Avanir Pharmaceuticals (AVNR)

If you’ve seen the action in Avanir Pharmaceuticals Inc (AVNR) today, you’ll know that insider trading is alive an well in America.  And the SEC continues to do little to nothing about it.  They are about as useful as Rob